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Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium: Celebrating the Transformative Impact of Computer Tools and Databases in Biomedicine

October 11th, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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The 2023 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium honors

David J. Lipman, MD

Senior Science Advisor for Bioinformatics and Genomics
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

For his vision and generation of computational tools, databases and infrastructure that changed the way biological information can be rapidly and freely exchanged, searched, and analyzed, thus enabling discovery of fundamental biological mechanisms, their alterations in disease, and potential as new therapeutic targets.

Opening Remarks
George Q. Daley, MD, PhD

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard University
Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine

Vamsi Mootha, MD

Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Award Lecture
David J. Lipman, MD

Invited Speakers

Eugene V. Koonin, PhD
Distinguished Investigator, Evolutionary Genomics Group Leader
National Institutes of Health

Debora Marks, PhD
Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

David C. Page, MD
Member, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Olga Troyanskaya, PhD
Director, Princeton Precision Health
Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
Deputy Director for Genomics, Flatiron Institute’s Center for Computational Biology


Date: October 11th, 2023
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Conferences and Symposia


Longwood Campus
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center New Research Building, Harvard Medical School 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
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